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Gardeners Arms

$$ - $$$, British,
103 York Hill, Loughton IG10 1RX, England
+44 20 8508 1655
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible16%
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“liver” (2 reviews)
“pudding” (3 reviews)
“canary wharf” (3 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub
$$ - $$$
103 York Hill, Loughton IG10 1RX, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was recommended this place by the visitor centre at Epping Forest when coming for a bike ride. The beer garden and view is excellent but the food took ages to arrive, they seemed to forget our order and when it eventually came it was very...More

Thank Jonathan F
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Very average pub. Average food. Average beer. Average Staff. However, go there on a spring or summer day or evening, order your average beer from your average server and go outside and get a great view over Loughton all the way to Canary Wharf and...More

Thank Steven S
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

Bar staff here are usually all very friendly and the 'home cooked' food is a decent standard. The pub retains the same vintage charm and decor since the day it was built, all oak beams open fires and brass ornaments. Pub is at the highest...More

Thank staycationer2013
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Went here for lunch with hubby and the dog. Whilst a very friendly pub in very pretty location the sandwiches we ordered were very disappointing!! It's not hard to make a good sandwich - firstly start with fresh crusty uncut loaf not a pre sliced...More

Thank clareballina
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Enjoy your drink looking at the spectacular view . One not to miss when you are in the area . Beautiful scenery .

Thank nanachi
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

This was the worst service I have ever experienced in my life. Was served a piece of meat that was obviously starting to rot and was definitely gone off (have worked in meat industry). However when we told the staff an elderly lady came out...More

Thank hsr1066
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

I often visit this pub when my friends and family come to see myself and my wife. It is a great pub with a fantastic atmosphere. Great beer with a wide selection of ales! Sophie and Roxy are great and always make us feel so...More

Thank Sophie C
Reviewed 20 January 2017

I am fairly local to here so when friends visit from abroad or other parts of the UK I like to have lunch here with them. To start with it is a 'proper' pub, has atmosphere, decent beer and good food. On a clear day,...More

Thank SimonIG2
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

We visited the pub for a drink. No complaints about the beer and the service. Prices are expensive but it is a nice quaint pub. However the toilets were very dirty. Floor soaked in urine. Also two or more young men using the same cubicle....More

2  Thank Woodford R
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Really good Christmas dinner and we were dining en masse, over 20 of us. Always lovely service and a nice feel to the place.

Thank cat h
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  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 103 York Hill, Loughton IG10 1RX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Loughton
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8508 1655
An extremely popular pub in Loughton that serves food daily and which is probably the town's oldest pub.
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